James L. Dalgarn

James L. Dalgarn

James was born in Columbus, Ohio, April 13, 1924, the only child of George and Edith Dalgarn. He died Jan. 23, 2016 in Bellevue.

Jim attended Norwood High School in Norwood, Ohio. He enlisted in the Army three days after Pearl Harbor and was awarded two Bronze Stars, a member of the “Greatest Generation.”

Jim met Irene “Nikki” Slebodnik while attending Michigan State University. He graduated with a degree in business in 1949 and married Nikki on Sept. 30, 1950 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He was employed by American Cyanamid for over 30 years, the consummate salesman, a respected professional and mentor to many. Jim enjoyed all things chocolate and derived great pleasure from restoring his 1931 Model A.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 65 years, Nikki; children, twin daughters Mindy and Missy of Galena, Ill.; son Christopher (Suzy) Bothell; and grandchildren, Zachary and Madison.

Even as dementia overwhelmed him, Jim never lost his attributes of courtesy and kindness. A gentle man and a gentleman whose memory we will cherish forever. Memorials may be sent to Evergreen Hospice.

Flintoft’s Funeral Home 425-392-6444 Guestbook and photos at www.flintofts.com

More in Obituaries

Griffin Ruggenberg: Dec. 26, 1980-April 8, 2018

Griffin Ruggenberg was born Dec. 26, 1980 and died April 8, 2018,… Continue reading

Sandra Nichols: Nov. 17, 1953-April 11, 2016

Sandra was born Nov. 17, 1953 and was a loving mother and… Continue reading

John R. Welch: May 20, 1943-Dec. 22, 2017

John R. Welch, 74, died peacefully at home in his sleep, Dec.… Continue reading

Sandra Wagster: May 26, 1947-April 8, 2018

Sandra “Sandy” Sue Wagster Nelson passed away peacefully Sunday, April 8. Her… Continue reading

Vracin
Virginia Vracin: May 14, 1945-March 26, 2018

The world became a little brighter when Virginia Marilyn Lodge (Ginny) was… Continue reading

Emyle Malzone: Jan. 29, 1950–April 1, 2018

Emyle Malzone passed away on April 1 at Providence Regional Medical Center… Continue reading

Lois Margaret Kehl: March 19, 2018

In Loving Memory of Lois Margaret Kehl Lois passed away peacefully on… Continue reading

Warren Farmer: April 25, 1934 – March 19, 2018

Our beloved Warren Farmer — husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather — traveled… Continue reading

Sylvia Hollis: March 30, 2018

Longtime Langley resident Sylvia Hollis, 83, died peacefully the morning of March… Continue reading

Most Read